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Elena Brower

Your Highest Self Is Calling

Elena Brower | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

This choice I'm making, I know I know better. This thought I'm creating seems a trap, a net. This action I'm taking should be way higher, and I can'...

Carolyn Gregoire

How The Yoga Industry Lost (And Found) Its Soul Along The Way To Reinventing Spirituality In America

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

In 1971, Sat Jivan Singh Khalsa moved to New York to open a yoga studio. A lawyer moonlighting as a Kundalini yoga teacher, he set up shop in Boerum H...

Flexible Cuisine With Elena Brower

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 02.05.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

Recently, after a trip from a New York City Persian restaurant Elena realized she had she could use to make a delicious and healthy meal for four.

Is There A 'Right' Way To Meditate?

Elena Brower | Posted 06.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

To me, meditation is when I'm seeing most clearly. It's my time to release back into myself, to feel the impressions of my recent actions, and dream the future into clearer focus. When I'm feeling overwhelmed, meditation brings me back to my confidence, breath by breath.

5 Health Benefits Of Prenatal Yoga For Expecting Mothers

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.12.2013 | Parents

It's no secret that yoga is one of the best things you can do to relieve stress. The relaxation-inducing practice has been shown to lower stress level...

The 'Rx Life' Solution

Lawrence Rosen, M.D. | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Lawrence Rosen, M.D.

My promise to my patients and their families -- and to my family and to myself -- is to spend more time prescribing and living life, to honor the power of food, activity, rest and mindfulness to promote healing and prevent illness. I am fully and authentically committed to walking this walk.

Commit to Reading More in 2013!

Claudia Chan | Posted 03.14.2013 | Books
Claudia Chan

I confess I was Miss CliffsNotes in school and usually took the easy way out, charming teachers by echoing their own lectures. It wasn't until my late quarter-life crisis that I really got into non-fiction reading and realized it was like all the best parts of therapy and even better in a few ways.

5 Pinterest Accounts That Will Relax You

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

Sit back and enjoy.

WATCH: 'We Become Wherever We Put Our Attention'

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Where are you focusing your attention? How would you benefit from more focus? Be inspired by my conversation with Elena Brower on "The Art of Attention."

7 Ways To Transform Your Life: From 7 Expert Yogis

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

I recently attended Omega's 2012 Being Yoga Conference Retreat at their beautiful Rhinebeck, N.Y. campus. This conference attracted me because I was interested in how the concept of "being yoga" can apply to personal transformation for the everyday person -- not just the avid yogi.

Yoga Industry May Have Found a Few Good Men -- and Millions of Devilish Ones, Too

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business
Stewart J. Lawrence

Women continue to be the most active and attractive names and faces around which the yoga industry is most visibly promoted, but the market clearly needs fresh blood -- and increasingly that blood is male.

Art Of Attention: Remapping Our Minds

Elena Brower | Posted 05.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

Lately I've been learning how to relate directly to my life rather than through my memories or expectations. I'm actively rooting out my expressions of anger by paying $1 for every doubting thought.

Misconduct In The Yoga World

Elena Brower | Posted 04.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

I love the methodology of Anusara yoga. Even though I resigned my certification those months ago as a means of separating from the aspects for which I don't stand, now I stand for forgiveness.

Understanding Why We Keep Secrets

Elena Brower | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

Can you begin to see how your ability to justify everything you have to say is exactly how you've trapped yourself into the "you" you aren't actually living up to?

Be A Servant To Your Best Self, Not A Slave To Your Worst

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

Would you rather be an unconscious slave to every thought, circumstance and negativity, or a conscious servant to the highest, to your heart?

Art of Attention: Stand Still and Choose

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

None of us are any ONE way. We choose who we are, moment to moment, day to day and year after year.

10,000 Yogis Gather At Central Park (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Over 10,000 yogis filled the Great Lawn in New York City's Central Park yesterday evening. It was officially the world's largest registered yoga class...

Yoga World Record Set On Great Lawn With 10,000 Yogis

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It's the week that yoga conquered New York City. A day after yoga took over Times Square, yogis flocked to Central Park's Great Lawn, setting the wor...

10,000 Yogis Rained Out in Central Park (SLIDESHOW)

Chasen Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chasen Marshall

Central Park was set to be transformed into the world's largest yoga studio, as over 10,000 blue mat wielding participants were prepared to go into down dog in unison. Things didn't go exactly as planned.

Art of Attention: From Complaint to Gratitude

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

Gratitude seems the most effective, healing state I've found in ten years of studious seeking. In a situation where we find ourselves complaining, the healing reaches into our hearts and everyone nearby.

Art Of Attention: Yoga As Scaffolding For Your Life

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

When we are able to open ourselves through one attentive breath, we drop our resistances to our own grace as well as the grace of those around us and bring light to the moment.

MoMA: Free, With Inner Peace

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Matthew Palevsky

The first YoGA at MoMA was held on Super Bowl Sunday '09 in the womb-like atmosphere of artist Pipilotti Rist's wall-to-wall shag carpet and her floor-to-ceiling video installation.

Art Of Attention: Awakening

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

The process of placing our attention on the doubt and fear - and learning what we need to see in order to bring balance to this life - is the process of awakening that brings us toward that evolution again and again.

Kobe Bryant, Anoushka Shankar, and You -- On Mastery

Scott Schwenk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Scott Schwenk

I'm not interested in finding a glamorous group of some sort to accept me and white-wash over the places I haven't been willing to do the work around releasing insecurity myself.

Art of Attention: Unplug and Recharge With Pranic Healing

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

Every time I take the time to open myself as a conduit for the healing of my own heart and the heart of the world, I am quietly uplifted and fully recharged.